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Tiesh by Lakmini Jewelry

676 Peradeniya Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 387045
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“gem mining” (2 reviews)
“sri lanka” (5 reviews)
“gemstones” (7 reviews)
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676 Peradeniya Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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+94 81 2 387045
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 17 April 2017

They start with a small documentary screening about gem mining in Sri Lanka and how they make precious ornaments out of the gems. Then they take you to a mock gem minewell to get a feel of the real thing. They still use a lot...More

Thank GomathiShankar
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place! Great presentation Great staff Tea and coffee (for free!!!) Beautiful jewelry and gemstones that are not unaffordable 😍

1  Thank RobsQM
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I had my heart set for buying a Ceylon sapphire whilst in Sri Lanka, and our tour guide recommended this place. The shop is very respectable. You start your visit by watching a film on the mining of gemstones in Sri Lanka, then the manager...More

2  Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Nice little museum part and a educational area to it and of course a great area to buy your sapphire too. Not to pushy staff too

1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed 19 February 2016

As part of our tour to the Kandy area we visited this attraction. We watched the film of how gemstones are still mined in Sri Lanka and looked at the mock up of the mine in the showroom. Really quite interesting and informative, especially when...More

3  Thank MRMAGPIE
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Firstly let me say I am very ignorant when it comes to gems, I know what I like when it comes to jewellery however I do not have the knowledge to discuss quality. Enjoyed the introductory film showing how the gems were mined, then looked...More

2  Thank NswAustraliaDidi
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

We highly recommend a visit to the Lakmini showroom, to see quality gemstones, designs and excellent workmanship. Tiesh is the brand name Lakmini use for their European market. For this reason you will see quite a broad range of designs in the showroom from traditional...More

6  Thank Dingo_dude
Reviewed 22 October 2015

An interesting and informative store with the movie of the history of gem mining and getting a feel for working in their mines. The shop is lovely and it is great to see all the different gems on display, the colours are dazzling and you...More

4  Thank nzfoodlover
Reviewed 23 February 2015

In the beginning of your visit U are watching a movie of stone history and its exploration. Then U will shown the most famous stones in naturally shape, it's just beautiful! One of the men knew russian and really helped us to find what we...More

3  Thank Jeannine_kiev
Reviewed 12 November 2014

You are guided with a short film through a LED TV monitor on Gem Exploration.You can see a model of tunneling and Gem cutting process before walking up to the spacious show room which displays Gem stones to jewels studded with Gems of various varieties....More

Thank BANDIVENKATASUBBARAO
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yollandat
22 January 2015|
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Response from BANDIVENKATASUBBARAO | Reviewed this property |
This is the one showroom we visited as a tourist Kandy is about 105 Kms from Colombo Airport . ( Journey Time around 2hrs 30mts).
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